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Saraki Leads Senate Delegation on Visit to Russian Parliament

2018-06-22T17:44:33+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Economy, Legislature, Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, will on Tuesday (tomorrow) lead a Senate delegation on a three day parliamentary visit to Russia, aimed at deepening legislative best practices and further strengthening the relationship between both countries. During the visit, the President of the Senate is expected to address the Federation Council of the [...]

Eid-el-fitr: Saraki Congratulates Muslims, Calls For Sustained Prayers

2018-06-22T17:48:07+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Muslim faithful across the country on the successful completion of the month-long Ramadan fast and called for sustained prayers for peace in the country. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, to commemorate the Eid-el-Fitri celebrations, the President of [...]

3rd Anniversary Of The 8th Senate: Saraki Thanks Nigerians

2018-06-22T18:43:36+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Economy, Legislature|

...Says Economic Bills are Beginning to Make Positive Impact President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has thanked Nigerians all over the country for their support and encouragement towards the work of the 8th Senate, since it was inaugurated three years ago. In a statement issued from Saudi Arabia where he is on lesser [...]

Saraki Lauds THISDAY Editors, Nwogwugwu, Adebiyi, Momodu, Others Over New Appointment, Promotion

2018-06-22T18:05:16+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the Editor of THISDAY Newspaper, Ms. Ijeoma Nwogwugwu, on her appointment as the pioneer Managing Director of ARISE News Channel Africa. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, also lauded the elevation of the Sunday Editor, [...]

Resolution Of The Joint Session Of The National Assembly Held Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

2018-06-22T18:10:30+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Legislature, Security|

The National Assembly held a Joint Executive Session today, Tuesday, June 5th, 2018, where lawmakers resolved as follows; 1. The Security Agencies must be given marching orders to curtail the sustained killing of Nigerians across the country and protect lives and properties of Nigerians as this is the primary duty of any responsible Government; 2. [...]

Opening Remarks By The President Of The Senate At The 3-Day Public Hearing On The Petroleum Industry Bills

2018-06-22T18:24:38+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Legislature|

OPENING REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, AT THE 3-DAY PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILLS, HELD AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMPLEX, ABUJA – JUNE 4, 2018. PROTOCOL. 1. It is my pleasure to welcome you all to this 3-Day [...]

Saraki List Gains of 3 New Petroleum Industry Bills

2018-06-22T18:17:21+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Education, Legislature|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the three new Petroleum Industry Bills (PIB) being considered by the Senate will boost economic growth and lead to a more efficient oil sector that is globally competitive. Saraki who stated this while declaring open a 3-day public hearing on the Petroleum Industry Bill [...]

Saraki Lauds Buhari on Assent to ‘Not Too Young to Run Bill’

2018-06-04T12:26:37+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Legislature, Share-Worthy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the 'Not Too You go to Run Bill', which is one of the constitution amendment bills passed by the National Assembly last year. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said the signing of [...]

Saraki to Youth: “NotTooYoungToRun” is Only the First Phase

2018-06-04T12:22:41+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Legislature, Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the passage and assent to the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill, will be the first phase in the journey for more youth inclusion in politics. The President of the Senate, according to his Special Assistant on New Media, Olu Onemola, said this at a meeting with the [...]

Nigerians Should Not Be Complacent About Democracy

2018-06-04T12:17:50+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Press Releases 
& Statements, Share-Worthy|

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, at the 2018 #DemocracyDay Lecture holding at the International Conference Center, Abuja. Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised Nigerians not to take for granted the continued democratic dispensation the country has been enjoying for the past 19 years but guard against actions, statements and [...]

Saraki Marks Children’s Day with IDPs in Benue

2018-05-29T07:45:11+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Security, Share-Worthy|

...Reiterates Need for Increased Funding for Security Agencies President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday celebrated the 2018 Children's Day with children at the Abegena internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Benue state. Saraki who was accompanied on the visit by the Senators Barnabas Gemade, George Akume, Emmanuel Bwacha and Fatimat Raji-Rasaki, [...]

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